I am at a loss for words, in this same year that I have lost my beloved physical grandmother, Miss Susie May Jackson, I just heard on the news that “Madiba”, my spiritual grandfather, Nelson Rolilahla Mandela. The news was not a complete shock due to his waning health but it is deeply saddening. A great deal … Read moreNelson Mandela: Madiba
OMG We’re going to be on the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade! You’ve got to watch us doing it up in the frrreeezing cold! Honey, my Mom is up to visit and all my Motown the musical people have been getting ready! So here we come! ALSO, did you know I am going to be performing December 16th … Read moreSaycon Cast of Motown
In my quest to broaden my horizons I was struck by these two new artists! yeah.. they do it. Well. Funk, country, soul.. I dig it! In the meantime stay tuned for music news coming soon! Valerie June Alice Smith
September 9th is gonna be Funky! Monday September 9th at the Canal Room 285 West Broadway 8pm Show Doors opening at 7:30 I hope to see you there!!I will be performing in the hottest show put together by wordsmith, Daniel J. Watts! He will do his poetic word spitting rhyming thing and feature some talented cats … Read moreThe Jam with Daniel J. Watts featuring Saycon
Motown the Musical or “the Motown” as I like to call it is chock full of talented musician, singers, dancers, and actors. Each striving to do their own thing. We do 8 shows a week in the show and then we all have the nerve to want more! LOL yes in indeed, we want more. I … Read moreSaycon sings with Ariana DeBose
Today is the debut of the music video for Elijah Bland’s single, “For the Record” I’m so excited to share this music video with you! Elijah Bland is an R&B artist who makes that soulful sort of music you listen to with your boo and a nice drink in your hand! Check out the music … Read moreSaycon in Elijah Bland’s “For the Record” Music video
What a world-wind this weekend has been. I’ve been work-shopping on a new show in development, and I’ve been doing Motown the Musical at night! But on top of all that I had the wonderful opportunity to perform on the Tony Awards along with my fellow cast mates! Motown the Musical received 4 Tony Award … Read moreWatch Saycon & the cast of Motown on the Tony Awards!
Tonight, at 8PM you can tune to CBS see me singing my heart out on the 2013 Tony Awards. I hope you do! Hugs and Kisses to everyone, my performance tonight is dedicated to Susie May Jackson.
Each of you has helped to make these things happen with your words of encouragement, re-tweets, and donations and I’m so thankful for that! Thank you , Thank you, Thank you! If you did not learn about the Saycon Music Project campaign in a timely manner please let me know and show your support! … Read moreSaycon Music Project: THANK YOU
” Mr. Jones its so nice to meet you! Ooooh and you smell good!” yep those were the words I said to a man who has been credited as the king daddy-o of modern jazz, orchestrations, and pop music! “I played Martha Reeves,” I nearly screamed in his ear! “Maaaartha!!!” he responded and laughed with genuine joy and affection. … Read moreSaycon Meets Quincy Jones